Home inspectors share common causes of on-the-job anxiety. Among those nail-biting situations: missing something big and the potential consequences; dealing with difficult clients and real estate agents; and drawing the line between what inspectors should and shouldn’t do.
During the inspection of the air conditioning system, the home inspector should identify the type of system and document all of the relevant information from the data plate, including the age, and should make a determination as to whether or not to operate the system.
One area of the electrical inspection in particular is Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI). Depending on which state you live in or which inspection association’s standards of practice you are following, the majority of them address GFCI.